Des Plaines has a total population of 58,720 and a student population of 12,087. Of these students, 12,087 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Des Plaines's largest teaching school is Oakton Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at Oakton Community College.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Des Plaines in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,510 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Des Plaines, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 teachers in Illinois, 50,600 were working in the greater Des Plaines area. The number of teachers in Des Plaines is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Des Plaines is $61,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.